One component that may be missing from weight monitoring during pregnancy is the psychological and emotional impact of these changes.
Making small changes to your everyday habits may be easier to stick with over the long run.
A new review of the evidence found long-term low-carb dieters lost just under a kilo more weight than other dieters. But they could be missing out on some important nutrients.
Your body might need a nudge to return to its pre-lockdown weight. And it’s probably better to act now than wait.
Rates of obesity and eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia both surged among young people over the past two years. Scholars explain why, and how parents can support kids dealing with body shame.
Around one in six people report addictive patterns of eating, or addictive behaviours around food.
Despite some claims, ‘overtraining’ is likely the last reason you’re struggling to lose weight.
A study of over 1,000 children in rural Oklahoma found that social and emotional health may be just as important as diet and exercise in reducing child obesity.
The evidence is clear: a tax on sugary drinks would reduce consumption. All that’s needed is political leadership that prioritises health above the profits.
Negative attitudes about people with larger body sizes or higher weight are consistent across Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the UK and the US.
Going back to work at an office? An expert explains how the relatively cool temperature many offices are kept at may affect your body – and your health.
In this new study, people who were overweight had fewer brain cells and lower levels of blood flow compared to people of a normal weight.
We don’t need more government obesity strategies – governments just need to implement the proposed policies for them to work.
There are some factors you can’t change about your metabolism. But there are things you can do to influence how much energy your body uses over the course of the day.
The only way to gain weight is to eat more calories than your body requires.
Frequent disruption of our internal ‘body clock’ is linked to type 2 diabetes and obesity.
The type of fat tissue we store in certain parts of our body is partly behind this link.
There’s currently little evidence that ‘reverse dieting’ works.
New Canadian clinical practice guidelines for obesity aim to help reduce the prevalence and impact of weight bias and stigma in clinical care, and also encourage the public to advocate for change.
Don’t give up just yet.